Piece O Cake (oz11286)

 

Piece O Cake (oz11286) by Mark Smith from Dynaflite 1996 - plan thumbnail

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Piece O' Cake. Radio control motor-glider trainer model.

Quote: "Congratulations and thank you for purchasing the Dynaflite Piece O' Cake. The Piece O' Cake is a 'powered sailplane' or 'motor glider' and is an ideal model to learn radio controlled flying - especially if you are not able to locate an experienced flight instructor and must try it on your own. Because of its large wingspan and light wing loading, the Piece O Cake is a gentle model that will give you time to think and react. For the same reasons, you must reserve first flight attempts for a calm day - more on that in the 'Flying' section at the end of the manual. The Piece 0' Cake does not require a powerful engine. Any .049 will do the job - all the engine has to do is provide a little thrust and the large wing will do the rest!

The way you fly the Piece O Cake is to let it climb (it will do that almost by itself with just a little guidance from you) and fly it around rather like a sailplane. This doesn't sound like much action but don't worry; if you're a beginner you'll be busy. Most important, you'll develop the hand/eye coordination required to fly traditional sport/trainers. Enough said. Please read the rest of the preliminary information thoroughly, then let's get started!"

Quote: "Hey, here is one off your wanted list! 72in span, .049 2 channel super easy trainer. It's a Drifter II (oz572) glider with a Cox engine on the nose. Dynaflite was known earlier as Craft Air before it was bought by Great Planes... Dave"

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Note there is a useful page on RCGroups by Jim Dall from 1999, at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?247277-The-Dynaflite-Piece-O-Cake with a kit review and notes on converting the model to electric power.

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Manual. 44 pages, complete.

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Piece O Cake (oz11286) by Mark Smith from Dynaflite 1996 - model pic

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  • (oz11286)
    Piece O Cake
    by Mark Smith
    from Dynaflite
    1996 
    72in span
    IC R/C
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 20/06/2019
    Filesize: 805KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke

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